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LIC says its full-year results reflect the resilience of farmers and their commitment to herd improvement.
Two of LIC's artificial breeding bulls were named sires of the season by Jersey and Holstein-Friesian breed societies at their annual conferences last month.
At Mangarata Farm in Wairarapa they are selecting for ewes that will ‘bounce back’ after lambing and conceive twins each year.
Working as a veterinarian pregnancy testing dairy herds helped shape the thinking of Australian farmer Tim Humphris when he and his wife Lyndal decided to go farming.
Passion for farming and their animals runs deep for David and Pip Fullerton, known for their international genetics work with Holsteins on their “top-performing” South Waikato farm, comments feed manufacturer Fibre Fresh.
With the threat of climate change confronting New Zealand dairy farming, CRV Ambreed says their tropical dairy breed may provide a solution.
Australian researchers say the reason ewes produce many more lambs of one sex in one year than in others is traceable back to their diet in the leadup to joining.
Liveweight breeding values for dairy cattle are to improve as a result of data analyses by NZ Animal Evaluation Ltd (NZAEL), a subsidiary of DairyNZ.
CRV Ambreed's highest ranked Jersey bull died this month. Pukeroa TGM Manzello produced 467 daughters in 173 herds in New Zealand alone. He died from a progressive illness.